Category Archives: Coldharbour Lane

A new Artwork at Loughborough Junction

At some point in August this new artwork was hung on the Green Man Skills Centre. It is a Shimmer Wall Green Man which shimmers and sparkles in the sunshine.  A collaboration organised by Sunshine International Arts & 40 + … Continue reading

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Warped London by Samuel Wray

This painting, Oil on Canvas is set in Loughborough Junction at night time. http://artawards.clydeco.com/gallery/untitled-samuel-wray-easton-city-guilds-of-london-art-school/

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Snazzy New Banners in LJ

Wandering home from work this afternoon, I noticed these new banners attached to lamp-posts in Loughborough Junction. Well done, whomever is responsible. I understand that pupils from Jessop Primary, St Saviours, Loughborough School and Michael Tippett School all helped to … Continue reading

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David Greig – Grocers, a postscript

The rather wonderful David Greig sign at Loughborough Junction mentioned in the earlier David Greig – Grocers post has disappeared. https://loughborough-junction.org/2017/01/01/david-greig-grocers/ 1st mentioned by a poster on Urban75 Loughborough Junction chitter chatter on March 14 as having disappeared. Photo taken … Continue reading

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Johnnies Cafe, a local legend

For over 43 years Johnnies Cafe has served up food to Loughborough Junctionites of all kinds. From locals, renters around for a few months or years, construction workers, Kings College Hospital employees and even Police Officers. A truly cosmopolitan crowd. … Continue reading

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Daniel Alexander Williamson… painter

Daniel Alexander Williamson was a member of the Liverpool school of painters, influenced by the pre-raphaelite style. His father was also a painter, as were other members of his family. He was apprenticed as a child to a Liverpool cabinet maker, … Continue reading

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The 545, a special little hopper

On 13 February 2010, British Gas had to do essential gas main repairs on Coldharbour Lane at the junction of Hinton Road. This blocked the road to the normal buses 35, 45 & 345. They couldn’t detour south up Hinton … Continue reading

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